29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 1 night
train:  45​min
2
Rotterdam, Holland
— 1 night
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
bus:  5​h
5
Basel, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
7
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
12
Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
13
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
14
Porto, Portugal
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
15
Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
16
Faro, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dublin, Ireland

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Portuguese Synagogue.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip site .

Dublin, Ireland to Amsterdam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Fun & Games
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Portuguese Synagogue ©
Portuguese Synagogue

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Rotterdam, Holland

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to De Rotterdam, steep yourself in history at Huis Sonneveld, then don't miss a visit to Witte de Withstraat, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rotterdam trip builder .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Rotterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Rotterdam are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Tours Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Huis Sonneveld ©
Huis Sonneveld
Witte de Withstraat ©
Witte de Withstraat

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), steep yourself in history at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally make a trip to Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Serres Royales De Laeken, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine, and finally admire the striking features of Guildhouses.

Discover how to plan a Brussels trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Rotterdam to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Royal Palace of Brussels ©
Royal Palace of Brussels

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, stroll the grounds of Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, then explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Michel's Church.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City trip planner .

You can drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Basel.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sandweiler German Military Cemetery, Luxembourg
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Saint Michel's Church ©
Saint Michel's Church
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©

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Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at CityBeach Messe, steep yourself in history at Ermitage, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom von Arlesheim, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Open Church Basel.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Basel online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Basel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In June in Basel, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Basel

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Arlesheim
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Ermitage ©
Ermitage
Offene Kirche Elisabethen ©
Offene Kirche Elisabethen

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 25th (Tue), get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, then steep yourself in history at Weissenau Castle, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, stroll through Hohematte Park, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, then pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner.

You can drive from Basel to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Weissenau Castle ©
Weissenau Castle
Schlosskirche ©
Schlosskirche

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nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and finally steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner .

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Interlaken in June; daily highs in Milan reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then make a trip to Torre dell'Orologio, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip website .

Getting from Milan to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Di Camaiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Cupola di San Pietro and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palatine Hill and San Pietro in Vincoli. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome visit site .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for little chillier days in Barcelona, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Popular historic sites such as Valencia Cathedral and Castell de Xativa are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa de la Patacona and Basilica de la Virgen de los Desamparados. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Bioparc Valencia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Grail, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Valencia trip builder app .

Fly from Barcelona to Valencia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Valencia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castell de Xativa, Playa de la Patacona
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Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Valencia Cathedral ©
Valencia Cathedral

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Plaza mayor de Chinchon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa del Alberche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Retiro Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, and then browse the exhibits of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online attractions planner .

Take a train from Valencia to Madrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Valencia in July: highs in Madrid hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Playa del Alberche, Plaza mayor de Chinchon
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Playa del Alberche ©
Playa del Alberche
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza mayor de Chinchon ©
Plaza mayor de Chinchon

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Carmo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela das Almas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Matosinhos Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto driving holiday planner .

Getting from Madrid to Porto by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Porto is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect Porto to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Matosinhos Beach
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Igreja do Carmo ©
Igreja do Carmo

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the striking features of Jeronimos Monastery and then wander the streets of Belém Tower.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip itinerary site .

Fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Porto in July: highs in Lisbon hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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Faro, Portugal

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
On the 15th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja do Carmo, then contemplate the long history of Faro Walls, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Faro. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Falesia.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Faro road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Faro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Faro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Faro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Igreja do Carmo ©
Igreja do Carmo
Old Town Faro ©
Old Town Faro
Muralhas de Faro ©
Muralhas de Faro

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